Rut buster…for your core

Ever get stuck in a rut? Me too. I was actually stuck in a little exercise rut before Christmas. Every time I was trying to train my torso with an emphasis on my abdominals, I was drawing a blank. I could only think front plank, side plank, McGill Crunch, Pallof Press, plank saw, stir the…

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28-Day Transformation Challenge to start 2017

Let’s DO THIS!! Here’s the scoop – I know a lot of you are dreaming about how you are going to finally redefine your role on the ice.  You are dreaming about going from one of the average or even good goalies in your league and finally take the steps to become one of those…

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The MS3 Method Explained…

hockey goalie core training

I was telling you about the puzzle that Paul and I worked on last week. I found working on the puzzle was a perfect metaphor for achieving your goaltending potential (or any other big goal). In case you missed it, here it is. I mentioned the MS3 Method I created to guide your development from…

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Putting the puzzle together…

Yes, I am more than a little embarrassed to tell you this… but here goes. Paul and I did our first puzzle together last week. We sat at the dinner table and worked away on it most evenings for a couple weeks and it finally came together. Boy, did it feel good putting in that…

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New Book Is A Game-Changer For Goalies (great gift idea)

If you are looking for something to add to your Christmas list (or maybe you have a goalie on your list), I have the perfect solution for you.  It is Justin Goldman and Mike Valley’s newest book – Embracing The Grind  (you can order it from Amazon and you should have it by Christmas)! Justin and…

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Eating Healthy And Body Comp

I think there is some confusion around this topic. The goal of “eating healthy” is not to get your body fat as low as it will go. Now, some of us would love to have the problem of being too skinny. Some of you may even scoff at the idea, but it is a very…

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NEW Goalie Flow: The Ninja Flow

You should see the looks I get as I am rolling around the turf area at RevCon these days. The athletes we train are used to it, but there is also a physio who works with us (his name is Brian – or Bri-Guy as I like to call him) and his patients are probably…

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Don’t OD on your goalie exercises

I am not trying to make light of the term overdose – that is a serious thing and in certain circles it can be fatal. Thankfully that is not what we are talking about here, in this situation, it could result in an injury, that’s all. You are passionate, it is one of the things…

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Strengthen your hips & back + improve your movement

As a goalie, your hips and back are two of your most valuable assets. If you are going to maximize your ability to stop the puck, you must have strong, powerful hips and you must have a strong stable back. You must also be able to stabilize with your back while you are moving at…

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New EOTW: Goalie Hip Strength & Stability (PART 1)

Welcome to the NEW GoalieTrainingPro.com! How do you like it?  Pretty sweet eh? After you check out this article and EOTW, have a look around, make yourself at home… I am only trusting you with the first part of this EOTW today. It is THAT important for you to get the basics down first. I…

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